Honorary Degrees

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Name: Harry Cook
Convocation date: October 27, 2018
Discipline / contribution: Business
Citation / biographical information:
Born on the family trap line in 1943 in Stanley Mission, Sask., Harry Cook began his career as a journeyman welder and went on to become Chief of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and helped develop it into one of the most successful and effectively managed bands in the province. Cook was elected Chief in 1987 and served for 18 years. Cook was also a member of the Board of Directors for Cameco Corporation for 16 years, and now serves as a Senator for the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, the Prince Albert Grand Council, and the Federation of Sovereign Indian Nations. Cook was also named to the Canadian COuncil for Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame in 2007.
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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